Period
to 19 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 47 53
Rank change year-on-year +32 +6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 80 28 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.09% 3.83% 3.94%
As % of the System Software category 67.23% 60.87% 54.65%
Number of salaries quoted 70 27 43
Staffordshire median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% +1.85%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £20,550
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,450 £37,300
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% +8.96% +9.84%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 119 46 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 19.48% 6.28% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 108 43 79
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,750 £37,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.78% +10.45% +11.67%
10th Percentile £19,500 £22,300 £21,050
90th Percentile £48,000 £49,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +24 26 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Tamworth +5 21 £25,000 +11.11% 7
Lichfield - 11 £21,000 - 1
Cannock -2 4 £45,000 +38.46%
Burton-upon-Trent +11 3 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Stafford +7 3 £24,000 -42.86%
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 63 (78.75%) Windows
1 63 (78.75%) Microsoft
2 54 (67.50%) Office 365
3 44 (55.00%) Windows Server
4 37 (46.25%) DNS
4 37 (46.25%) VMware
5 36 (45.00%) LAN
6 33 (41.25%) DHCP
7 32 (40.00%) WAN
8 31 (38.75%) MS Exchange
8 31 (38.75%) Microsoft Office
9 30 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (36.25%) TCP/IP
10 29 (36.25%) Citrix
11 24 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (27.50%) XenDesktop
13 21 (26.25%) XenApp
13 21 (26.25%) Hyper-V
14 20 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (22.50%) SLA
16 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (18.75%) MCSE
17 15 (18.75%) MCSA
17 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
17 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (18.75%) Veeam
18 14 (17.50%) Data Centre
18 14 (17.50%) Windows 10
18 14 (17.50%) ITIL
18 14 (17.50%) Backup Exec

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (38.75%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (8.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (38.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.25%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.25%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Pegasus Opera
1 1 (1.25%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 54 (67.50%) Office 365
2 12 (15.00%) Azure
3 9 (11.25%) AWS
4 5 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (6.25%) IaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.25%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.25%) PaaS
5 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (46.25%) DNS
2 36 (45.00%) LAN
3 33 (41.25%) DHCP
4 32 (40.00%) WAN
5 29 (36.25%) TCP/IP
6 12 (15.00%) Firewall
7 10 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (12.50%) VPN
8 5 (6.25%) SAN
8 5 (6.25%) VLAN
9 4 (5.00%) Kerberos
10 3 (3.75%) SMTP
11 2 (2.50%) VoIP
12 1 (1.25%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.25%) MPLS
12 1 (1.25%) NAS
12 1 (1.25%) SNMP
12 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Retail
3 4 (5.00%) Local Government
3 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.75%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.50%) Publishing
6 1 (1.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) Analyst
2 14 (17.50%) IT Support
3 13 (16.25%) Support Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (8.75%) IT Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Developer
8 6 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
9 5 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) First Line Help Desk Support
9 5 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
10 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (5.00%) IT Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) Web Services
2 4 (5.00%) LDAP
2 4 (5.00%) SAML
3 2 (2.50%) .NET
3 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (2.50%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (1.25%) COM
4 1 (1.25%) Drools
4 1 (1.25%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.25%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Replication
2 4 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.75%) Handset
4 2 (2.50%) Clustering
4 2 (2.50%) Fibre Optics
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) iPad
5 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (78.75%) Windows
2 44 (55.00%) Windows Server
3 24 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (17.50%) Windows 10
6 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.50%) Linux
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.25%) Debian
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) ITIL
2 13 (16.25%) Change Management
3 9 (11.25%) Asset Management
4 8 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 6 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (6.25%) Migration
6 5 (6.25%) Project Management
7 4 (5.00%) Break/Fix
7 4 (5.00%) Facilities Management
7 4 (5.00%) Presales
7 4 (5.00%) Preventative Maintenance
7 4 (5.00%) Server Management
7 4 (5.00%) Server Patching
7 4 (5.00%) Service Management
7 4 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.75%) People Management
8 3 (3.75%) Supplier Management
8 3 (3.75%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.50%) C#
3 2 (2.50%) Delphi
4 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.25%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) Perl
4 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (18.75%) MCSA
2 15 (18.75%) MCSE
3 7 (8.75%) Degree
4 4 (5.00%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.50%) CCNA
5 2 (2.50%) CCNP
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.50%) HND
5 2 (2.50%) MCP
5 2 (2.50%) MCTS
5 2 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (27.50%) XenDesktop
3 21 (26.25%) Hyper-V
3 21 (26.25%) XenApp
4 5 (6.25%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.25%) pfSense
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) Backup Exec
2 9 (11.25%) SCCM
3 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 7 (8.75%) WSUS
4 4 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.50%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.25%) Ansible
6 1 (1.25%) Nagios
6 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (78.75%) Microsoft
2 37 (46.25%) VMware
3 29 (36.25%) Citrix
4 15 (18.75%) Veeam
5 13 (16.25%) Cisco
5 13 (16.25%) Symantec
6 3 (3.75%) CommVault
6 3 (3.75%) EMC
6 3 (3.75%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.50%) DevExpress
7 2 (2.50%) NetApp
7 2 (2.50%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.25%) Aruba
8 1 (1.25%) Dell KACE
8 1 (1.25%) Lotus
8 1 (1.25%) NICE Systems
8 1 (1.25%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.25%) Sage
8 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.25%) Talend